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“It's been almost a month since you left us and it still isn't easy not having you here! I miss you so much and it still hurts so bad to know I can't...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Claudette - Sandusky - Sister

“Merle, i am very sorry to hear about your son Dale, ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Donnie Raines - vermilion, OH

“You were just into your just out of school when we first met. Watching you frow and mature into the best father to your 2 children. They were your...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Biranowski - Grafyon, OH

“Dale, You will be so missed, All the fun times we had at work. You were a Great Guy and a very good family Man. You will never be forgotten. And...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Matt & Kritsten Weiland - OH

“To my dear cousin and your precious babies....... I am so very sorry for your loss and you will all continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.........Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: misty stokes - fort myers, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Be with you all, and may he help you through this troubled time. Love, Bob & LaVerne ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: LaVerne Fox & Bob Krisby - OH

“I have known you all for so long and my heart goes out to all you. Dale was a wonderful young man and always spoke to me when I saw him. RIP Dale and...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: suzy carter - huron, OH - friend

“You were truly the most wonderful brother anyone could ask for! You were a wonderfather to those beautiful babies! I cant imagine life without you...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Claudette (sister) - Sandusky, OH

“Merle, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so very sorry for your loss. We are missing a wonderful person on this earth but God...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: willa henson - vermilion, OH

“Your the love of my life. You gave me the best gift I could ever have a daughter with you. and she's just like you. I know you'll be watching over...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: miranda andras - vermilion, OH

“When I think of Dale I always remember the huge smile he always had on his face. He always seemed to have fun everywhere he went. He will be missed...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Cindy - friend

“Dale you will be greatly missed. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Heather Campbell - Wellington, OH

“Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. With our deepest sympathy. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mark & Kelly May - New London, OH


Dale Wayne Welty, 28, of Vermilion, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 as a result of an automobile accident.

Dale was born August 31, 1984 in Lorain, and had been a lifelong area resident.

He graduated from Admiral King High School where he excelled in the auto mechanics program.

Dale worked for Harrison Ford, Wellington, as a mechanic.

He enjoyed working on cars, racing cars, and spending time with his children

He is survived by his mother, Merle Schofield Welty of Vermilion; father, Richard Shaw of Lorain; fiancée, Miranda Andras of Vermilion; son, Benjamin Welty and daughter Olivia Welty both at home; sisters, Claudette Shepherd of Sandusky and Samantha Welty of Sandusky; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and maternal grandmother, Evelyn Schofield of Vermilion.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bumpa Schofield.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to a fund in Memory of Dale Welty, c/o FirstMerit Bank, 4530 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, Ohio or any FirstMerit Bank location.

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

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